Saturday 28 September 2013

'Gregor Mendel and his peas'

'Gregor Mendel and his peas', 
an illustration by JVL in Biology and the Social Crisis by JK Brierley, Heinemann, 1967.

This illustration depicts Gregor Mendel (1822-1884). Mendel was recognised (posthumously) to be the founder of the science of genetics. He showed that the inheritance of certain characteristics of pea plants follow particular patterns.

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